Re: What Flesch measures

Subject: Re: What Flesch measures
From: AnnMacknz -at- AOL -dot- COM
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 20:07:32 -0500

>Steven Jong wrote:

>"Various readability indices measure various factors, but the Flesch
>Index measures *only* the average syllable length and sentence length. It
is,
>and readability metrics in general are, simplistic but well-directed toward
>gauging readability."

>Personally, I try to avoid the way of all Flesch... .

>(Tell me the age of this joke and win a valuable prize.)

>doug

>Is this in the same category as: "The spirit was willing, but the Flesh
>was weak"?

>Sorry. It was there - I had to use it.

>Alisa Dean

"and the Word was made Flesch . . ." big book 71:27

~ groan, the devil made me do it Ann


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